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Rheumatology

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Rheumatology

Manager: Dr. Masoud Dehghani Arani (more information)

The Erfan Niayesh Subspecialty Group of Rheumatology with the most experienced physicians in this field is ready to provide high-quality services to patients. 
Rheumatology is a subspecialty in the field of internal medicine and pediatrics that deals with joints, soft tissues, autoimmune diseases, and inherited connective tissue disorders. A rheumatologist diagnoses and treats musculoskeletal disorders as well as systemic autoimmune diseases. Rheumatologists, unlike orthopedic specialists, do not perform surgery to treat joint diseases and the goal of rheumatologists is to identify the cause of rheumatic disease and also to review and choose the best treatment method for patients.
Rheumatic diseases are inflammatory and autoimmune diseases and there are more than 200 types of diseases that can be treated by rheumatologists.
 
Rheumatologists treat several diseases including:
  • Arthritis or arthritis (joint inflammation)
  • Dermatomyositis
  • Gout
  • Lupus erythematosus
  • Lyme disease
  • Mixed connective tissue disease MCTD
  • Polychondritis
  • Polymyositis
  • Polymyalgia rheumatic (PMR) or Osteoarthritis (OA) of the temporomandibular joint
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Sjogren's syndrome
  • Scleroderma
  • Vasculitis
 
Rheumatology is associated with soft tissue disease, and rheumatologists treat many of these disorders, including: 
  • Fibromyalgia (FM)
  • Back Pain
  • Tennis or Golfer elbow disease
  • Olecranon bursitis
 
Rheumatologists can also treat rheumatic diseases affecting bones, including:​
  • Skeletal fluorosis
  • Osteoporosis
  • Osteomalacia 
  • Renal osteodystrophy
  • Rickets(Rachitis)
 
Rheumatologists also treat several genetic disorders affecting the joints, including:
  • Achondroplasia
  • Ehlers–Danlos syndromes
  • Excessive Joint traction
  • Marfan syndrome
 
 
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